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Sunday, Nov 17, 2019
Sanjoy Narayan

Sanjoy Narayan

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Last summer, while a debate over net neutrality was on in the US, in his very funny news satire show, Last Week Tonight, the comedian John Oliver used a typically risqué example to explain what a non-neutral Internet could do to small web-based entrepreneurs and startups.

articles by Sanjoy Narayan (146 results)
Aug 01, 2015 22:56
The reforms slowdown will hit Mr Modi’s growth and development agenda, which was what his campaign during last year’s polls was all about, but it can rebound on the Congress as well. read more
Jul 25, 2015 22:58
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a target of training 400 million Indians to become skilled workers by 2022, it was an ambitious one for it would mean turning nearly 67% of the workforce into skilled workers. Sanjoy Narayan examines the odds... read more
Jul 11, 2015 21:01
Everyone duly noted the depressing data about continuing poverty and deprivation in India’s villages: in nearly 75% of households, the highest earner has a monthly income of less than Rs 5,000; just 5% of households have someone working in a salaried... read more
Jul 04, 2015 22:04
Besides causing TV news anchors to go apoplectic daily, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s studied silence on the charges of impropriety against his cabinet colleague external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, and party colleague Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara... read more
Jun 27, 2015 23:03
At 7.3% India’s GDP growth rate during 2014-15 was the highest in the world; and, if you consider the final quarter of that period (Jan-Mar 2015), the growth rate in inflation-adjusted terms works out to 7.5%, a good half a percentage point higher than... read more
Jun 13, 2015 22:56
His trips - he’s been out of India for 52 days and visited 17 countries in his first year as PM - have been very visible and it is clear that he wants India to play a more decisive and leading role in the world with an emphasis on economic development.... read more
Jun 06, 2015 22:21
When was the last time you read closely the list of ingredients on the package of food — cookies, jam, sauce or anything — that you bought before you ate it? read more
May 30, 2015 23:18
America’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the powerful regulator for all communication, has proposed that poor citizens of the US should have subsidised access to the internet via broadband. read more
May 16, 2015 23:22
The potential is huge for setting up household solar power systems on rooftops, terraces and balconies in Indian cities and towns where sunlight is in abundance most of the year. And while it is true that the cost of setting up photovoltaic solar panels... read more
May 10, 2015 00:02
In the din over the absence of ‘big bang reforms’, it’s easy to overlook the other reforms that the Modi government has pushed through, writes HT\'s editor-in-chief Sanjoy Narayan. read more
May 02, 2015 23:53
India’s e-commerce ventures are growing at an explosive pace but their underlying business models seem to be fundamentally flawed. read more
Apr 18, 2015 22:45
Last summer, while a debate over net neutrality was on in the US, in his very funny news satire show, Last Week Tonight, the comedian John Oliver used a typically risqué example to explain what a non-neutral Internet could do to small web-based entrepreneurs... read more
Apr 11, 2015 23:21
It took nearly 15 years for India’s Right to Information Act (RTI) to finally become a law in 2005 after the late VP Singh (who was India’s prime minister briefly) first stressed the importance of a law that would give citizens the right to seek and... read more
Apr 09, 2015 18:05
In his first interview to the Indian media since becoming Prime Minister in May last year, Modi spoke to Hindustan Times on a wide range of questions. read more
Apr 09, 2015 00:09
In his first interview to the Indian media after becoming Prime Minister, Modi told Hindustan Times that his government doesn\'t believe in removing red tape only for some. He said: \"Red tape nahin hona chahiye matlab Mukesh Ambani ke liye red tape na... read more